Andy Burnham

Burnham and Benn take Shadow Cabinet jobs

13 September 2015 21:57

In the past few minutes, more details of Jeremy Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet team have been announced. Andy Burnham is the…

Corbyn and the austerity argument

4 September 2015 14:33

Until recently, the Tory leadership has been reluctant to plan how they would respond to a Corbyn-led Labour party. They…

Andy and Yvette — a tale of two ‘Anyone But Corbyn’ strategies

1 September 2015 17:13

Who has the best chance of beating Jeremy Corbyn: Andy Burnham or Yvette Cooper? The Burnham and Cooper camps are…

As a northerner, I’m fed up of Andy Burnham’s northern stereotypes

25 August 2015 17:55

Northerners are easy to stereotype: working class, beer, flat caps, Labour, trade unions and football. In the same way all…

Harriet Harman: we are not purging Corbyn supporters

25 August 2015 15:05

The summit on the integrity of the Labour leadership contest is over and interim leader Harriet Harman described it as a ‘routine’…

Andy Burnham: Labour will have a female candidate when time is right

25 August 2015 10:54

Andy Burnham’s leadership bid hit a stumbling block this morning. Burnham — who bills himself as both the anti-Westminster candidate…

An evening with Andy Burnham and his conventional Labour supporters

24 August 2015 22:10

Andy Burham’s rally this evening had only one similarity with Jeremy Corbyn’s last week: it was held in a place…

Burnham campaign raises entryism concern — but deny any legal challenge

21 August 2015 15:40

Whoever wins the Labour leadership contest, questions will be raised about how it has been run. If Corbyn loses, his supporters…

Unite distances itself from Burnham camp after email blip

20 August 2015 18:41

Oh dear. Andy Burnham’s efforts of late to appeal to Jeremy Corbyn’s left-wing voters may have gone to waste after…

Could Burnham or Cooper stand again in the next Labour leadership contest?

20 August 2015 17:12

Does it matter who comes second in the Labour leadership contest? According to the polls and bookies, Andy Burnham is…

Our railways are better than ever. They don’t need renationalising

19 August 2015 13:31

Andy Burnham and Jeremy Corbyn have both pledged to bring back British Rail. Why? In a speech yesterday, Corbyn justified…

Andy Burnham: it’s not ‘three against one’ with Jeremy Corbyn

18 August 2015 9:12

The Labour leadership race is rapidly turning sour. None of the warnings from party grandees are denting Jeremy Corbyn’s support, so talk…

Cooper vs Burnham: ‘A panicked, desperate stunt straight out of the Ed Balls playbook’

17 August 2015 20:30

Yvette Cooper has rounded on Andy Burnham this evening, demanding that the Labour leadership contender oppose Jeremy Corbyn or stand…

Andy Burnham, we have got news for you!

17 August 2015 13:19

In an interview with Labour Uncut, Andy Burnham admitted a dark secret: that throughout the 90s he lived in fear that…

A Twitter snapshot of the Labour leadership struggle

16 August 2015 9:01

Who would win the Labour leadership contest if it were decided by the number of Twitter followers? Jeremy Corbyn 94,200…

Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet: runners and riders

14 August 2015 17:35

Who could Jeremy Corbyn invite into his shadow cabinet if elected Labour leader? Some frontbenchers are suggesting today that he…

Andy Burnham: We should/shouldn’t attack Jeremy Corbyn

14 August 2015 12:11

At least Andy Burnham is keeping us all on his toes with his leadership campaign. If you’d stopped paying attention…

Labour’s attack dog takes a swipe at the Guardian after Burnham snub

14 August 2015 8:37

Oh dear. Is the Labour leadership campaign beginning to get too much for the Burnham camp? After the Guardian announced…

Why all the Labour leadership candidates have failed to deal with Jeremy Corbyn

13 August 2015 18:42

Even though Jeremy Corbyn has the Big Mo in this Labour leadership campaign, it is fair to say that Yvette…

Is Andy Burnham telling the whole truth about his time outside Westminster?

11 August 2015 18:49

The Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham, who has worked in politics for 21 years, makes much of his life outside…